CSWEP Paper Sessions for ASSA 2022

CSWEP invited submissions for seven CSWEP-sponsored sessions at the 2022 ASSA/AEA Virtual Meeting.

January 7-9, 2022 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday).
Times have been adjusted this year for the virtual format. (All in Eastern Tiime)
10:00 am – 12:00 pm -- Sessions
12:15 pm – 2:15 pm -- Sessions
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm -- Events
3:45 pm – 5:45 pm -- Sessions
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Events

Gender and the Economics Profession
Friday, January 7, 2022, 12:15PM – 2:15PM

CHAIR: Donna Ginther, University of Kansas        

“Invisible Hurdles: Gender and Institutional Bias in the Publication Process in Economics”
Fulya Ersoy, Loyola Marymount University and Jennifer Pate, Loyola Marymount University
Discussant: Donna Ginther, University of Kansas

“Gender Differences in Economics Course-Taking and Majoring: Findings from an RCT”
Daniel Halim, World Bank, Elizabeth Powers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Discussant: Josh Goodman, Boston University

“Who Are the More Dismal Economists? Gender and Language in Academic Economics Research”
Lea Kosnik, University of Missouri - St. Louis
Discussant: Marlène Koffi, University of Toronto

“Diversity and Scholarship in Economics”
Coleen Flaherty Manchester, University of Minnesota and Melanie Wasserman, UCLA Anderson
Discussant: Erin Hengel, University of Liverpool

Effects of Programs to Address Inequality
Friday, January 7, 2022, 3:45PM -5:45PM

CHAIR: Julie Berry Cullen, University of California, San Diego

“Broadband Internet Access and Educational Success: Evidence from a Broadband Subsidy Program for Low-income Students”
Sarah Eichmeyer, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and Helena Roy, Stanford University
Discussant:Jonathan Guryan, Northwestern University

“Prenatal Transfers and Infant Health: Evidence from Spain”
Libertad Gonzalez, University Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and Sofia K. Trommerlova, University of Pompeu Fabra
Discussant: Anna Aizer, Brown University

“Access to Head Start and Maternal Labor Supply: Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence”
Jocelyn Wikle, Brigham Young University and Riley Wilson, Brigham Young University
Discussant: M. Daniele Paserman, Boston University

“Real Effects of Private Investment Tax Credits on Local Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Evidence from Opportunity Zones”
Jiajie Xu, Boston College
Discussant: Marlene Koffi, University of Toronto

Recent Studies on Retirement Policy
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

CHAIR:  Signe-Mary Mckernan, Urban Institute

“Optimal Default Retirement Savings: Theory and Evidence from OregonSaves”
Mingli Zhong, Urban Institute
Discussant: Courtney Coile, Wellesley College

“Abandoned Retirement Savings”
Lucas Goodman, Anita Mukherjee, and Shanthi Ramnath
Discussant: Annamaria Lusardi, George Washington University

“The Impact of Withdrawal Penalties on Retirement Savings”
Ellen Stuart and Victoria Bryant
Discussant: Leora Friedberg, University of Virginia

“Investigating the Introduction of Fintech Advancement Aimed to Reduce Limited Attention Regarding Inactive Savings Accounts – Data, Survey, and Field Experiment”
Maya Haran Rosen, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Orly Sade, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Discussant: Mingli Zhong, Urban Institute

The Widespread Effects of Gender in Economic Life: Education, Health, and Entrepreneurship
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 12:15PM – 2:15PM

CHAIR:  Seema Jayachandran, Northwestern University

“Teacher Gendered Feedback, Students' Math Performance and Enrollment Outcomes: A Text Mining Approach”
Pauline Charousset, Paris School of Economics and Monnet Marion, French National Institute of Demographic Studies
Discussant: Anjali Adukia, University of Chicago 

“The Gender Earnings Gap in Competitive Online Environment: Evidence from a Food Ordering Platform”
Carol Lu, Stanford University and Xinyao Qiu, Stanford University
Discussant: Barbara Biasi, Yale University

“Mis(sed) Diagnosis: Physician Decision Making and ADHD”
Kelli Marquardt, University of Arizona
Discussant: Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University

“Cash Transfers, Liquidity Constraints, and Women’s Psychosocial Wellbeing: Evidence from an Ultra-Poor Setting”
Modeste Daye, University of Namur, Eeshani Kandpal, The World Bank, and Pascale Schnitzer, The World Bank
Discussant: Jenny Aker, Tufts University

Fertility, Family Planning, and Women’s Economic Well-being
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 3:45PM – 5:45PM

CHAIR: Martha Bailey, University of California, Los Angeles

“Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers: Impacts on Women's Education and Future Economic Welfare”
Kelly Jones, American University and Mayra Pineda Torres, Texas A&M University
Discussant: Kate Bahn, Washington Center for Equitable Growth

“Out of Labor and into the Labor Force? The Role of Abortion Access, Social Stigma, and Financial Constraints”
Tom Zohar, Stanford University and Nina Brooks, University of Minnesota
Discussant: Caitlin Myers, Middlebury College

“Women’s Access to Family Planning: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Peers and Vouchers”
S Anukriti, The World Bank, Catalina Herrera-Almanza, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Mahesh Karra, Boston University
Discussant: Tanya Byker, Middlebury College

“Gender Disparities in Career Advancement Across the Transition to Parenthood: Evidence from the Marine Corps”
Jennifer Heissel, Naval Postgraduate School and Olivia Healy, Northwestern University
Discussant: Elizabeth Cascio, Dartmouth College

Intergenerational Transfers, Parenthood, and Female Hardship
Sunday, January 9, 2022, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

CHAIR: Jennifer Doleac, Texas A&M University

“Do Richer Parents Cushion the Fall? Disparate Impacts of Job Loss by Parental Income and Implications for Intergenerational Mobility”
Emily Nix, USC
Discussant: Petra Persson, Stanford University

“Does the Child Penalty Strike Twice? “
Sarah Sander, University of Copenhagen and University College London
Discussant: Patricia Cortes, Boston University

“Maternal Stress, Compositional Change, and Infant Health after a State Sentencing Reform”
Siobhan M. O'Keefe, Davidson College
Discussant: Jen Doleac, Texas A&M University

“The Impact of Unconditional Police Reporting on Domestic Violence”
Esther Arenas-Arroyo, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Discussant: Melissa Spencer, University of Richmond

Career Shocks, Mobility, and Labor Market Outcomes
Sunday, January 9, 2022, 2:30PM – 4:30PM

CHAIR: Abigail Wozniak, Minneapolis Fed and Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute

“Firm Investment, Labor Supply, and the Design of Social Insurance: Evidence from Accommodations for Workplace Injuries”
Naoki Aizawa, Corina Mommaerts, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Stephanie Rennane.
Discussant: Mark Duggan, Stanford

“Firm Market Power, Worker Mobility, and Wages in the U.S. Labor Market”
Sadhika Bagga, The University of Texas at AustiN
Discussant:Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania

“Dual-Earner Migration, Earnings, and Unemployment Insurance”
Joanna Venator, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Abigail Wozniak, Minneapolis Fed and Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute

“The Career Costs of Children's Health Shocks
Breivik, Anne-Lise, and Ana Costa Ramon, University of Zurich
Discussant: Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University


Questions can be addressed to Rebekah Loftis, Committee Coordinator, info@cswep.org.